Bangkok Trauma Center


We believe that every second counts for patients in critical conditions and that can be the difference between life and death. The most important aspect of saving lives in an emergency situation is proper and timely treatments.


Bangkok trauma center is a supraregional trauma center capable of providing patients with the most advanced and comprehensive care available. It is a verified trauma center and has strengthened its standing in comprehensive critical care and facilities in the country. Since becoming a trauma center, in order to maintain its high status, the hospital has made significant improvements in the areas of patient care, trauma education, and community outreach.


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Trauma center Advantages

Some advantages of a trauma center are:

  • A team of trauma care specialists available on site 24 hours a day
  • A specially trained staff and a wide range of highly specialized diagnostics and treatment equipment for all phases of trauma care, including emergency room, operating room, and intensive care units
  • Comprehensive clinical lab services available 24 hours
  • Programs for injury prevention, public and professional education and trauma research
  • Designated operating room and staff 24 hours a day
  • A rehabilitation service properly equipped for acute care of critically injured patients
  • It provides the care and resources to assist the trauma patient to recover and return to society.
  • All resources needed for timely care of the trauma patient are available around the clock.
  • It provides resources to the community including trauma outreach prevention programs, training and continuing education programs for health care personnel and continuing research to validate current management of trauma care.
  • Better patient outcomes resulting in lower death rates and complications.


Our Mission

The mission of the Bangkok trauma center is to provide the highest quality, cost-effective care to critically injured trauma patients throughout Southeast Asia. This mission is accomplished through the extraordinary commitment of our multidisciplinary care team. Our mission is driven by evidence-based treatment guidelines, education and research. We fulfill the mission of excellence in trauma care through a comprehensive ongoing process of rigorous quality improvement program and trauma registry.


Expert and Collaborative Care

Our team responds to the highest level of critical injury. Equipped with special facilities, advanced technology and highly trained personnel, the Trauma Center operates 24/7 and admits over 1,000 patients a year who have experienced severe injury. Our multidisciplinary team includes highly trained trauma surgeons, psychiatrists, rehabilitation physicians, trauma nurses, clinical pharmacists ,nutritionists , occupational and physical therapists. We work closely with specialists across various disciplines to provide optimal care to patients for every aspect of injury and recovery. Academically we affiliated with Hannover medical school in Germany.


BDMS Trauma Network

There are forty-seven hospitals in the Bangkok Dusit Medical Services hospital group, and our trauma center is the head quarter of the twelve Centers of Excellence for Trauma in BDMS. The center serves as a referral point for other hospitals both domestically and overseas. From network referral agreement, we have a chance to provide appropriated care for injured patients with most complex trauma and underlying diseases.

Bangkok Trauma Center provides a systematic approach to treating trauma patients with our dedication to a 24-hour state of readiness.


The scope of services includes everything from critical care transport and definitive surgical care for trauma victims to comprehensive rehabilitation services. There is never a need for a patient to wait for surgeons or specialists in order to receive critical care. Our dedicated trauma staff is always prepared 

Our healthcare team and support units are well trained and are ready for prompt responses.  Additionally, the hospital meets the highest international standards for medical, safety and quality as demonstrated by the Joint Commission International Accreditation of Hospitals Gold Seal of approval.


24-hour trauma response and a wide range of board-certified surgeons for major sub-specialties including:

  • Trauma and Burn Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Intensive Care
  • Radiology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand and Microsurgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Replantation
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Emergency Department
  • Surgery Suites (including Hybrid OR and minimally invasive surgery)


Emergency Department

There is a state-of-the-art trauma resuscitation unit to provide the highest quality of comprehensive care to a larger number of severely injured patients. Our trauma bays, resuscitation suites and surgical intensive care unit (SICU) are equipped with leading-edge monitoring, imaging and life support technologies.


Operating Room



Bangkok General Hospital is equipped with 17 inpatient operating room suites, with two suites dedicated to the treatment of the most critically injured patients. Our operating rooms are fully staffed 24/7, 365 days a year and is always ready for use within minutes of a trauma patient’s arrival.

  • Surgical intensive Care Unit
  • Specialized Burn Unit      
  • Vascular Center
  • Spine Center
  • Lab and Blood Bank
  • 24-hour CT scan, MRI and Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA)
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Center


Emergency vehicles are on standby, ready to provide emergency assistance by land, sea, and air. These include the Mobile ICU, Sky ICU, Air Ambulance, Motorlance, and Hydrolance. Whether arriving by helicopter or ambulance, coordination of care begins before you get to the hospital.


Emergency physicians at Alarm center will communicate and review important aspects of the accidental scene or hospital. In case of trauma emergency or complicated injuries, our “Trauma Alert” protocol starts preparation in advance, as soon as a trauma call is received. All acute care team members and support units are well trained and are activated and ready on site for the quickest response.  If you have a serious multi-system injury, or require resuscitation or immediate surgical intervention, you will bypass the Emergency Department and be brought directly to the Trauma Center resuscitation suite or operating room.


Patient Information


What is The Emergency Room?

The ER, emergency room, or emergency department, is where people go when they need emergency assistance. That seems general, but ERs can handle anything from sprained ankles to heart attacks and strokes.


What is a Trauma Center?

Trauma centers are part of the ER. Trauma centers handle the extreme cases where there is an issue of immediate survival. The word “trauma” best describes what brings people to these centers as they are equipped to handle life-threatening and critical injuries.


Patient FAQ


Traumatic injuries and emergency surgery can be stressful to the patient and family. At Bangkok trauma center, we place our patients and their families first and aim to offer excellence in our trauma care and reduce the level of anxiety that often revolves around an injured loved one.


Q: Contact information

  • In the event of an emergency Bangkok Trauma Center 1724
  • For more information please contact Tel. 1719 (Local calls) or +662 310 3000
  • Bangkok Hospital Coordinator for Traumatic Brain Injury
    +662 310 3000 ext. 795433
  • For more drug information please contact
    Clinical Pharmacy Department Tel. +662 755 1588


Q: What can I expect while in the hospital?

The trauma surgery team is a multidisciplinary team, who work as an efficient unit to offer you the best possible care and work closely with our subspecialized care givers such as neurosurgery, orthopedics, and emergency department staff.


Q: How will my primary care physician know what happened to me?

Though your primary care physician is not involved in trauma care of your family member, h notified of your admission. We can send your notes to your doctors upon request and at discharge.


Q: What can I expect after my hospital visit?

The rehabilitation of an injured patient starts on day one of their hospital stay. The goal of our team is to restore the patient to pre-injured status. Our physical therapy and occupational therapy team will evaluate the patient for goals of care and rehab.


Q: How can I obtain updates of my family member’s progress as a patient?

To protect your loved one’s privacy, medical information is given out only to family members designated by the patient. If a family member cannot designate due to severity of illness, the Authorities by law will be given necessary medical information, however, if your loved one is able, he or she is in control of medical decision making. This includes deciding who visits and who receives medical information.  If your loved one has an Advanced Directive or Living Will, please bring a copy to the hospital.


Patient Education

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